April 12, 2001
"ORTHODOX-ROMAN CATHOLIC RELATIONS" LECTURE APRIL 30
LA CROSSE, Wis—Orthodox-Roman Catholic Relations will be the subject of a lecture by Fr. Bernard McGarty, Monday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Viterbo University’s Fine Arts Center.
The presentation is free and open to the public. The discussion will be accompanied by an artistic representation of Orthodox worship and piety with respect to the Eastern tradition.
Fr. McGarty is Viterbo’s Visiting Scholar for Ecumenical Studies and his two previous presentations—Jewish-Catholic Relations and Lutheran-Catholic Relations— have been popularly received by capacity crowds.
The Orthodox Church has strong membership in Greece, Russia, Bulgaria, Romania, Egypt, Syria, and many other regions primarily in the East. The Orthodox also has a presence in North and South America and other parts of the world outside of the Middle East.
Fr. McGarty earned his doctorate in theology from The Angelicum University in Rome.